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Theresa May is bulldozing parliamentary democracy

Brexit is becoming an exercise in bureaucratic manipulation

By Stephen Kinnock  

Prime Minister Theresa May speaks on the final day of the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham,

“Take back control” was the clarion call that did so much to secure victory for the Leave campaign on 23rd June, and at its heart was the claim that by leaving the EU we would secure the unbridled return of our national parliamentary sovereignty.

Fast forward three months, and the…

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